ANGELS GATE

        I used to look for signs, beg for signs. I talked to the moon, the stars, the setting sun. I looked for green flashes on the horizon. I listened to cooing doves, watched lingering hummingbirds, marveled at dancing dolphins. Looked for all of life’s metaphors. When I hear that during surgeryContinue reading “ANGELS GATE”

OCTOBER IN ALASKA: WHERE’S THE SNOW? OR, IS THIS GLOBAL WARMING?

Just above the melting Godwin Glacier, over The seaport of Seward, The sun explodes like a ball of fire. Wakey, wakey! It shouts, splashing a bucket of icy crystals down the Kenai Fjords and out across the anchorage.   Yesterday the water was calm, The surface smooth as pine-colored glass. Not even a raindrop forContinue reading “OCTOBER IN ALASKA: WHERE’S THE SNOW? OR, IS THIS GLOBAL WARMING?”